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Legislature selects artist representatives

Monday, May 11, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Last week, the Texas Legislature made its 2015 and 2016 artist appointments. For 2015, it appointed Carmen Tafolla of San Antonio as Texas Poet Laureate, Jimmie Vaughan of Austin as Texas State Musician, Vincent Valdez of San Antonio as Texas State Two-Dimensional Artist and Margo Sawyer of Elgin as Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist. The 2016 appointees include Laurie Ann Guerrero of San Antonio as Texas Poet Laureate, Joe Ely of Austin as Texas State Musician, Dornith Doherty of Southlake as Texas State Two-Dimensional Artist and Dario Robleto of Houston as Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist. Artists will serve a one-year term in their new positions.

 

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